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Media Talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
Wed April 18, 2012
Views of the News: The Real CSI; Ryan Ferguson Hearing; Afghan Body Parts; Pulitzer Debate
The Real CSI
Lowell Bergman, Frontline, PBS: "The Real CSI: How reliable is the science behind forensics?"
Mark Godsey, The Wrongful Conviction Blog: "The Real CSI: PBS to Air Show on Junk Science Tomorrow Night in U.S."
Arun Rath, NPR: "Is The 'CSI Effect' Influencing Courtooms?"
Will Ryan Ferguson Get a New Trial?
Brennan David, Columbia Daily Tribune -- Read David's coverage of the Ryan Ferguson hearing this week plus other archival reports about the murder of Ken Heitholt.
The Columbia Missourian's archive of Ryan Ferguson coverage"
New Photo Controversy in Afghanistan
David Zucchino, The Los Angeles Times: "U.S. troops posed with body parts of Afghan bombers"
Julie Moos and Steve Myers, Poynter.org: "LA Times publishes graphic front page photo of US soldiers with Afghan corpses"
HuffPo 'Crashes' the Pulitzers
Pulitzer.org: "2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners"
Rem Rieder, American Journalism Review: "Feel-Good Pulitzer Storylines"
Patrick Gavin, Politico: "Pulitzers: The day after"
Sebastian Seibt, France24: "Huffington Post Pulitzer draws criticism"
New York Post: "Score one for NYPD-bashing"
Maneater Flap: The Punishment that Might Have Been
Janese Silvey, Columbia Daily Tribune: "Maneater editors off hook at MU"
Sandy Davidson, Columbia Missourian: "Guest Commentary: MU can't punish free speech"